Shane Gersich is making his NHL debut on Wednesday night after signing a two-year deal on Friday.
To celebrate his big milestone, the Capitals gave Gersich the “rookie treatment” during warmups. The UND alum took a few solo laps on the ice before the rest of the team joined him.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) March 28, 2018
This must be so exciting and harrowing at the same time.
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Gersich’s mom Shar, dad Frank, and older brother Cade are all in attendance for his debut.
Shane Gersich in #Caps lineup tonight, latest player to go right from NCAA season to NHL following Bruins' Ryan Donato, Ducks' Troy Terry, Wild's Jordan Greenway. Canucks' Adam Gaudette about to do same.
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) March 29, 2018
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